Activities for junior archaeologists

Top 10 Discoveries by Junior Archaeologists in 2019

All over the country, kids and teens are making their own discoveries

The sweet, sweet history of Pontefract Castle

Yorkshire's most notorious castle actually has a sweet side

Recipe: How To Make Your Own Ancient Ice Cream WITHOUT Using A Freezer

How To Decorate Your Easter Egg Like It’s 60,000 BC

How To… Make A Scratch Art Greek Vase

The Ancient Greeks were known for their incredible skill with pottery and created some of the most recognisable ceramic artefacts in the world. These beautiful pieces are in many museums around the world. Here’s…

How To… Make Your Own Roman Postcards

Wish you were here? This is Vindolanda, where archaeologists have found hundreds of wooden tablets on which survive the oldest known examples of handwriting in all of Britain. Today we’re going to make our…

How To… Make Your Own Stonehenge Pumpkin

The five spookiest archaeological discoveries? That’s been done to death, so this halloween we thought we’d go for something a little bit more original… archaeology-inspired pumpkin-carving! Here’s how to make your very own Pumpkin…

Recipe: How To Make Your Own Ancient Ice Cream WITHOUT Using A Freezer

I scream, you scream, we all scream for the world’s oldest ice cream! Today, ice cream leaves behind all sorts of sticky evidence for future archaeologists to find: wrappers, tubs, ice cream vans, industrial…

How To… Decorate Your Easter Egg Like It’s 60,000 BC

Decorating eggs is a well-known Easter tradition in many parts of the world, but it’s actually a practice that goes waaaay back in time. Like 60,000 years back in time. If you’re looking for…

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